Rev. Dr. David E. Anderman to Speak at 31st Annual
Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Breakfast in Waterville on January 16
WATERVILLE, ME (January 10, 2017) – The 31st Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day community breakfast will be held at Spectrum Generations Muskie Center on Gold Street in Waterville from 7:30-9:00am on Monday, January 16, 2017. At this popular annual event, cosponsored by the Waterville Rotary Club and Spectrum Generations, Rev. Dr. David E. Anderman will give a talk titled “Dreams, Nightmares, and Hope.” The event is open to the public, tickets are $8 for adults and $3 for children age 12 and under and can be purchased through Spectrum Generations.
Tina Chapman, President of the Waterville Rotary Club, will be master of ceremonies, Rotarian Jennifer Olsen will offer the invocation and Rotarian Tammy Rabideau will provide the benediction. Under the direction of Joanna Nelson and accompaniment of Anna Beth Rynders, members of the First Congregational, UCC, Choir will provide music for the event. Students from the George Mitchell School in Waterville will share their dreams for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Following the breakfast program, a video of King’s “I Have a Dream” speech will be screened for those who wish to see it.
Rev. Dr. David E. Anderman retired from active service as a United Church of Christ clergy person after serving congregations in Illinois, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and for the last fifteen years of his ministry. in Waterville, Maine. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Chicago Divinity School, where his doctoral dissertation was a practical theological study of a large African American congregation on the South Side.
About Spectrum Generations
Spectrum Generations is the Central Maine Area Agency on Aging as well as a federally designated Aging and Disability Resource Center. The 501c (3) nonprofit organization helps older and disabled adults – plus those who care for them – live healthy, independent lives in their own homes and communities. For more information visit
About Rotary
Rotary Club of Waterville is part of Rotary International, a global network of volunteer leaders dedicated to tackling the world’s most pressing humanitarian challenges. Rotary connects 1.2 million members of more than 35,000 Rotary clubs in over 200 countries and geographical areas. Rotary Club of Waterville works to improve lives at both the local and international levels. Locally, Rotary Club of Waterville coordinates the “Rhoda Reads” early literacy program, Little Free Libraries and provides weekly meals for families at the Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter. Globally, in addition to working toward a polio-free world, the Club is working with the Sunrise Rotary Club and the Unity Rotary Club to coordinate a water and sanitation project in Guatemala in 2017.  In 2018, Rotary Club of Waterville will be celebrating its Centennial and will be providing $150,000 to the City of Waterville for its Riverwalk project. Would you like to consider being a Rotary member? Be our guest - attend one of our meetings on Mondays at noon at the Alfond Youth Center. Visit the website at to learn more.